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JoinRepetitions ( repeatingField ; delimiter; start ; nRepeats )

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Returns all repetitions in the repeating field as combined string

Sample Input:
JoinRepetitions ( repeatingField ; "|" ; 1 ; 4 )
Sample Output:
"Apple | Banana | Orange | Cherry"

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Returns all repetitions in the repeating field as string, combining the
repetitions with the given text in 'delimiter'

repeatingField - the repeating field you want combined
delimiter - the textfield or constant you want to use to combine the values
start - the starting repetition number. if < 1, the first repetition is assumed
nRepeats - the maximum number of repetitions you want joined

Return type: Text

Special thanks to Ari M. Weinstein who enhanced the function to prevent the delimiters from appearing when a repetition is empty.

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